iHeartMedia’s “Living Black!” featured a star-studded lineup of performers and guests spotlighting the power of Black culture. The broadcast event took place Saturday, Feb. 20 across the company’s hip-hop, gospel and R&B stations, hosted by Donnell Rawlings.
“Living Black!” was also streamed on iHeartRadio’s YouTube and Facebook pages and via Venues and Oculus and featured performances by Roddy Ricch, 21 Savage, Jhené Aiko and Kirk Franklin from local Black-owned business locations across the country.
The event also featured special guests, including singer-songwriter and actress Andra Day; wellness leader and veteran hip-hop media personality Devi Brown; rapper, songwriter and activist Killer Mike; singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist Mary J. Blige; Black Effect Podcast Network’s Karlous Miller, Matt Barnes (NBA Champion) and Tamika Mallory (activist); as well as iHeartRadio on-air personalities including DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God from the Premiere Network-syndicated “The Breakfast Club,” as well as Big Boy, Angie Martinez, DJ Clue, DJ Drama, Diamond Kuts, DJ Hed and Mr. Rogers.
The live event is the culmination of iHeartMedia’s monthlong, nationwide on-air series which has been highlighting hundreds of Black artists, influencers and thought leaders through audio vignettes and tributes on 580 broadcast radio stations in every format.